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definitely be smiling. we're seeing a continued deterioration of the small business economy. we're seeing month-over-month hiring continue to fall. we're seeing the average paycheck continue to fall. where we are seeing growth is in temporary or contract workers. > > let's backfill some of the numbers. hiring: what happened there? > > hiring we saw it fall 0.1% month-over-month, and it's clearly down for the year. > > you call it the pay index, but that's essentially what small businesspeople are paying their employees. what happened there? > > the average paycheck fell 0.2%. so, the take-home pay was hurt in the month of october. > > and you had, the last time you were here, there was a trend it seemed like with more and more contractor use. is that continuing? > > it is a continued trend, and we're seeing more and more contractors on the payroll as one of the sort of relief valves given all the uncertainty about the future of the economy. > > so that means that instead of hiring more, they want to have the contractors in as sort of a buffer, because they don't know where things are goin
. > > better-than-expected news about the economy came out in that gdp number on friday. will we see follow-through in the market today? > > i think you will see a little bit of follow-through. that number is really a feel- good number. 2% above expectations. but really i do think it's important to dig down into the details of that number - fixed investment and exports actually contracting. so, the question is how long can the consumer continue to spend and the government continue to spend and prop up the economy? so, i think that's something you have to watch. but yes, i do think we'll see a little follow-through today. > > how much of an effect do you think this storm that seems to be brewing out there, wicked whether this week, will affect the market? will it be rattled? > > the models say that this storm could be a really big storm, going back to predate some of the other historic ones. i think you could see a little lower volume if it really does have an impact on the financial markets, which could make for a little bit more volatility. but really i think you have to look at the commod
the east coast. in our cover story how sandy is shutting down everything including parts of the economy. but will the effects be lasting ones? sandy's frightful combination of late-season hurricane colliding with an artic storm led to mass evacuations in the northeast. "if you are in an evacuation zone and haven't left, get out now before you can't." atlantic city casinos-- silent. rockaway, new york--braced with bulldozed walls of sand. an expected storm surge during a full-moon, when tides are at their highest already could reach 11-feet. in midtown manhattan, high winds broke a construction crane atop a high- rise. "...of the 76 evacuation shelters located in public schools around the city, there are already more than 90-people here." at airports from washington to boston--a region of 50-million people, airlines canceled more than 13,700 flights through wednesday-- although some operations may resume tuesday afternoon. but for the first time since 18-88, the new york stock exchange will have been closed for two consecutive days due to weather, monday and tuesday. it intends to reopen
. >> chris: you gave us a lot 0 chew on, let's start with the economy which everyone agrees is the number one concern for voters. senator johnson in wisconsin, let me put up numbers, the unemployment rate is nationally 7.8% and gdp growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3% in the second quarter to 2.0 and it is still a weak recovery but aren't the president's policies starting to turn things around? >> no, we have had incredibly tepid, meager recovery, and the fact that gdp rose 2%, all you can say is it is less bad news and what happened here in wisconsin, after the first debate, the very false character president obama spent hundreds of millions of dollars portraying governor romney was shattered and when wisconsin saw it, he was a man with integrity and intelligence and had a plan unlike president obama, who has no ways to save social security or focus and unlike the senate, there has been no leadership in three years and, ryan paul, has the courage to put forward real proposals. >> chris: let me, senator warner talk about the economic recovery, weak as it is in historical terms, the fact
. >> not surprisingly governor romney saw today's report a little differently than the president, he says the economy is at a virtual stand still. >> today we learned that it is actually 7.9%, that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. ing employment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> folic his comments in wisconsin romney headed to ohio where president obama is also campaigning today. recent polls show the president with a slight lead in ohio. but a new poll shows nationwide the race remains a virtual deadlock. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country support president obama. while 48% say they are voting for his challenger mitt romney. >>> new at noon community members in an east oakland neighborhood at this hour are celebrating the groundbreaking of a new business center development. the project promises about 100 new jobs for the community and would finally bring a grocery store to the neighborhood. new at noon ktvu's brian flores is at the event in mcought there boulevard in east oakland, good afternoon. >> reporter: hi, good afte
the economy has added jobs for 25 straight months. >>> those unemployment numbers are providing ammunition for both presidential candidates. in two minutes how both sides are spinning the numbers on their final push on the campaign trail. >>> you're in for a betiful weekend. i'll show you just how warm it will get where you live. >> the woman who took on san francisco's embattle sheriff takes a stand. why she wants you to vote for anyone expect this woman. >> and people are on the street, the three messages they're delivering tonight and why they think it will work. >>> tonight is first friday in oakland, the event started seven years ago. each month first friday seems to be getting bigger to the point that police are shutting down streets. many who came out tell us that the city needs first fridays especially as it deals with more crime. tonight religious leaders and community members hit the street offering help and a plea to stop the rising violence. eric rasmussen live in oakland where who they are trying to reach, eric. >> reporter: frank they want to talk to both potential victims a
people about their economy and it's likely they will say jobs. one showing unemployment down and hiring up. at the boxing room just before the dinner rush executive chef simeno posted a want ad. he did not think he would get applications until a couple of days. >> it usually takes a couple of days. >> the unemployment rate has come down from 10% to 7-1/2%. >> reporter: the economy has added 3.5 million jobs. private companies hired 158,000 people. tomorrow's more extensive job report could sway soft voters just days before the election. >> it's a very close race, in a close race anything might push it one way or another. >> reporter: both parties will be prepared to spin the job's numbers. >> if you get a job's number under 100,000 the republicans will say see the economy is in real trouble. if you get a jobs number under $150,000, i think the democrats will be in recently good shape. >> reporter: and that jobs report will be back under four hours, four days before the recession. >>> more details now that jobs report helped power the jobs report. nasdaq rose 42 to close back over the
they show the economy is growing slowly, but consistently. according to the labor department, employers $171,000 jobs in october, but the unemployment rate rose from 7.9, to 7.9%, previously, it was 7.8 in september. more people started looking for work. labor secretary says the numbers show a rebound in consumer confidence. >>> today's jobs report was the last major snapshot of the economy before the election next tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the
building switched over to rental units after the economy fell. >>> we've got a little bit of fog showing up along the coast. it was dense this morning and will be dense tomorrow. this doesn't mean social security -- this doesn't mean it's just going to be there. there could be delays because you have the combination of coastal fog and valley fog showing up. that's a tough one because it clogs up the work. tomorrow morning a lot like today be prepared for slow going. especially in the east bay. morning lows will be in the upper 40s. when i come back at 10:45 we're going straight to wednesday because it's the parade, a chance of rain and halloween, there's a chance of rain. i'll let you know when that all happens. >> jury selection in the case of a bayy principal under fire. >> i feel a tremendous weight has been lifted. >> how long her killer could spend in prison. >> and we're continuing to monitor super storm sandy. in 11 minutes the evacuation under way right now at a hospital in manhattan. this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of t
economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. right now, our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives, that our search and rescue teams will be in place, that people get the food, the water, the show to the meeting case of emergency. and that we respond as quickly as possible to get the economy back on track. >> that is a long time. >> a kind of a -- >> president obama pausing to just take one question at the end of that briefing, saying that the election will take a back seat right now. he is mostly concerned about the well-being of american families and the first responders who will be out in force in reaction to hurricane sandy. he said the election will take care of itself next week. but he did warn americans that come over the course of the next several days, they may find themselves in some pretty tough situations. very likely without power over a large swath of the east coast, from virginia to massachusetts. he said you really need to heed the warnings of your local governors. if they tell you to evacuate them the need to listen
're hurting a lot of small businesses that are struggling to stay afloat in the economy. >> several vehicles and businesses also have their windows broken along market street and civic center. we take it back live along the mission district. we can see lots of graffiti. san francisco police say there's several out as well. ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> ktvu sent us this video of the muni bus that was set on fire. it is on third and market street overnight. there's no word if any was hurt or if any arrest was made. >>> a loud but peaceful celebration in san francisco's inner sunset district. >> another ktvu sent us the cell phone video. giant fans were banging on top of the rafts after pouring into the street. the celebration didn't appear to be out of hand in this part of the city. >> giants players and coaches heading home right now. fred english is joining us now where the plane took off. do you think it sunk in for the team, fred? >> well, i think last night did sink in, absolutely torre. we are inside the lobby of a private hangar here. outside, listed as 43 degrees. wind
with the economy. what happens though when disaster strikes? > > you know, the airlines are pretty well prepared. some of the percentages i heard is that when there are cancellations to this magnitude, the rebooking rates they like to see in the 80% rate. and i heard that the rebooking rates for all of these missed flights are going to be somewhere in the 75% to 80% area. i wouldn't doubt if we see airlines just sell off a touch. i don't think we're going to see anything really massive. we will probably see some hurt to the bottom line in the fourth quarter, but you know what, that might be offset by lower energy prices, lower oil prices, which they're going to have to pay going forward. > > what do you think about the utility stocks? are those likely to move, especially on the east coast? > > you know, they probably will, but the biggie that everyone's going to really watch in the commodities space is the oil market. it's kind of the chicken and the egg here. demand is going to be down, but, from everything that's been reported out there, the supply is down, but demand is going to be way, way d
addressed a crowd of supporters. president obama has worked hard to improve the economy, healthcare and education. she reminded them quote, this is the president that took out osama bin laden. early voting began in nevada last week and one-fourth of the states voters have cast their ballots. >>> mitt romney campaigned today in iowa where he mocked president obama's campaign slogan. >> the president's campaign slogan is this. forward. but to 23 million americans struggling to find a good job these last four years feel a lot more like backward. >> romney said president obama's campaign quote, falls short of the magnitude of these times. if he is elected president he'll make policy changes that bring the economy, in his words, roaring back. find out how your political views align with the candidates. like ktvu channel 2 on facebook. >> friends and family of former senator george mcgovern gathered for his funeral. the 90-year-old died this past sunday. he served in the u.s. house and senate and ran as the democratic nominee against republican richard nixon in 1972. after leaving politic
speech say the economy son the right track and he needs four more years to keep the momentum going. >> right now we could be putting more folks back to work right now. fixing roads and bridges. expanding broad band to rural neighborhoods. making sure our schools are state of the art. let's put americans back to work doing the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: but mitt romney is trying to make the closing argument that is the recovery could be much better with him in the white house and he's ridiculing one of the president's recent suggestions to consolidate federal agencies that deal with this. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> reporter: i'll have reaction to the jobs report during my next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:shh 15. a poll shows a shift on how californias will vote on prop 34. the proposed repeal of the death penalty. a poll shows the sudden rise in support. 45% of likely voters saying they will vote yes. 38% sayi
. the labor department is reporting this morning the economy added 171,000 jobs last month. that is more than economists were predicting. the unemployment rate however picks up to 7.9% from 7.8% the month before. both presidential candidates will be putting their spin on the news coming up in the coming hours. arguing the recovery is not strong enough. president obama will likely tout the stronger than expected hiring numbers. it doesn't seem like these changes are significant enough at this point to be a game changer in the race. house speaker john tweeted mayb president obama can do. both capped dates will be cam -- candidates will be campaigning today in the make or break swing state of ohio. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift in how californians say they will vote on proposition 34. the proposed repeal of the state's death penalty. it shows a sudden rise in support for proposition 34. 45% of likely voters say they will vote yes. 38% say they will vote no. 17% of voters remain undecided on that proposition. now prop 34 would el
of how the economy is doing. last month, the unemployment rate fell to 7.8%, the lowest level since president obama took office. friday's enemployment report would be the last one released before next tuesday's election. >>> 7:17. gas prices on the east coast may shoot up because of hurricane sandy if oil production is disrupted. >>> hundreds are jobs are being cut by paypal. the job cuts are coming from that stream lining fort. the company officials say paypal has developed a reputation as a bureaucratic workplace and they are adding that makes it harder to attract and retain the best software engineers and designers. >>> jury selection begins for a san jose elementary school principal accused of failing to report a case of suspected child abuse by a cheecher -- teacher. prosecutors say the prince -- prosecutors say the principal failed to report the teacher's behavior. children started to come forward. that mother alled police and chandler came came forward. the principal faces a misdemeanor charge. >>> a union city woman faces at least 25 years in prison after a jury convicted he
about on the campaign today. let's take a look at the numbers. the labor department reports the economy added 171,000 jobs last month even though the government is continuing to shed jobs. the unemployment ticks up to 7.9% as more try to enter the work force. both candidates are putting their spin on the last jobs report. mitt romney campaign just sent us this statement that says the jobs report is a sad remind tear the economy is at a virtual standstill. democrats are touting the stronger than expected houring neurals -- hiring numbers we'll hear from president obama in the next few minutes during his first campaign stop of the day in ohio. romney campaigns next hour in wisconsin and heads to ohio as well. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is 7:15. a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift in how people in california say they will vote on proposition 34. the proposed repeal of the state death penalty. the poll shows a sudden surge in support for proposition 34 with 45% of likely voters saying they will vote yes and 38% saying they will vot
has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale instead. >>> nightmare in new york city, the possibility motive of the alleged homicide of two kids at the hands of their nanny. >>> a cute, but dangerous cargo and what the man was trying to do with 15 tiger cubs. >>> coming up i will let you know if the warm weather lasts into your sunday and when we'll add rain chances to the long- range forecast. ve up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we
it indicates how the economy is doing. last month it fell to 8% the lowest since obama took office in 2009. they will be the last one since the election. >>> it is part of a major reorganization and pay pal is combining 9 product development groups and job cuts come from streamlining that effort. company leaders say pay pal has developed a reputation as a bureaucrat particular workplace and it makes it more difficult to retain the best. >>> they say donations are rolling in to help them replace two large windows damaged by vandals. about 4:45 somebody threw glass bottles through the displays. nothing was stolen and it's not clear if they were followed by the giants world series. >>> and in january 20th 11, it is the only history museum in america. >>> coming up on 5:18 we want to go back over to sal and it was foggy, is it still out there? >> yes, pam, dave as we look at some of these pictures, the ones i can show you, it's not a problem in bay point, pittsburgh or antioch. so contra costa is not having a lot of fog. the fog is tending to move around and we will let you know more about tha
the october job's report despite that shut down. it is an indicater of how the economy is doing. it was a business of a surprise since he took office and it will be the last one released before tuesday's election. >>> and they are starting today before the elementary school principal, a case of not reporting child sexual abuse by teacher. and the principal broke the law by not reporting the teacher to police after the child came forward. three months later, another child reported being molested by the teacher. that child's mother called police. he goes on trial and faces misdemeanor charges. >>> he face is up to 25 years in prison after calling lay lay. they announced a guilty issue and they believe the child of giselle esteban was having an affair with michelle le. her remains were found several days later. >>> breast cancer screenings have been proven to save lives and they also come at a cost. for every life saved, 300 women are over diagnosed. experts say that means they are unnecessarily treated for cancer saving our lives but 4,000 women are over diagnosed. >>> you may wan
't really find true answers yet. > > but at least the economy is still clicking. good to have you on the show this morning, todd. take care. > > thank you so much. have a great day. some airlines have resumed limited service to some of new york's airports, but some have not, and it's leaving some passengers, especially business travelers, up in the air. in our cover story, the reasons your meetings may be cancelled are underwater at the end of a runway. airlines hope to resume flights to new york's laguardia airport thursday afternoon. limited service returned to jfk and newark wednesday. "the first thing i'd tell a business traveller is call a travel agent who can get you through some of the ins and outs during this time. one of the challenges is the repositioning of jets to ny. they have to bring them back in." american airlines extended its rebooking period on storm- affected tickets without penalty through december 20th instead of the usual one-week or refunds if a flight was cancelled. but customers on united have only until november 9th to reschedule. new york's subway syste
the giant's world series win. . >>> stock markets rallying after encouraging reports on the economy. by one closely watched measure sentiment surged last month to the highest level in nearly five-years and its commerce department said builders were spending more on home construction in september. right now the dow is currently up 157, the nasdaq up 38, s and t up 14. also helping the market the labor department said first time jobless claims fell again last week. 363,000 people made their initial filings for unemployment insurance and that's down nine thousand from the week before. it's a level suggesting steady but modest job growth. the jobless report for all of october will be released tomorrow morning despite concerns of sandy delaying it. >> more this morning about that big east coast storm and how it's affecting new jersey. lines for gasoline very long. thousands still strands and the jersey shore may never be the same again. jennifer davis is there to show us more about the damage. >> reporter: hi. you know you can see some of the small improvements i think easier in the bigger area
: the economy and the way its shaped is quite critical but it does not mean that they don't have an opinion about what is happening overseas. >> you have osama bin laden though, right. >> well, so what. i mean so he got osama bin laden. >> it's not easy, it's not easy you see what's going on in the middle east. that transition is going to take decades. but we've started it. >> reporter: they are seven men from which we polled. how many of you are going to vote for romney? >> reporter: three raised their hands for romney, three for obama and one undecided. >> to me that's what makes this country. >> reporter: a country that allows its people to vote for its leader. a country where every vote counts for every candidate. >> reporter: are you going to give romney the chance? >> i can't give him a chance. >> reporter: whether it's a swing state, a red state or a blue state the obama-romney debate is cooking in diners like this one across america. >> so if you kill business what kind of government do you have? you have a broke government. >> i know these guys keep saying mitt romney is a business
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not revived the economy, but mitt romney can, because he knows how to create jobs. >>> new software will allow americans living overseas to cast an electronic ballot in the november election. a technology-based company in spain says its software will allow ballots to be sent electronically to u.s. citizens living overseas. voters fill the ballot out online, then send them to a u.s. territory by traditional mail or e-mail. >> it's very important to be able to vote from here. i've been doing it for the past 10 years or so, and it's always been difficult and now it's getting easier, and with the system that we have developed, it's quite easy. >> the company says it has also developed electronic voting technology for elections in france, india and australia and other countries. >>> maricopa county in arizona made a costly printing mistakes, telling spanish speaking voters on about 2000 book marks and mailers that the date of the upcoming election is november 8th instead of the 6th. the elections department will now spend $30,000 printing new flyers and buying ads on spanish language tv and radio s
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